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15-year-old boy charged with 10 firearm-related offences: Toronto police

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Global News

Toronto police say a 15-year-old boy is facing 10 different charges following a firearms investigation.

Police say he was arrested on Monday in the city’s east end, near the Pharmacy Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East area.

The force alleges that the boy had a .22-calibre handgun and a magazine with 10 rounds of ammunition when he was arrested.

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He was charged with possession of a loaded restricted firearm, having an altered serial number on a firearm and possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm without a licence, among other offences.

Police say he’s scheduled to appear in court this morning.

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